Best books from the Canadian perspective

With the volume of new books published each year on top of the splendid universe of books from previous years, it can be SO easy to stop with the books that are published in your own country. We’ve enjoyed Canada’s actors and singers for decades. I think it’s time to look a little more at what they have to say in print.

From CBC Books, their favorite fiction of 2018 — includes this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize winner “Washington Black” by Esi Edugyan:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-books-of-2018-1.4954522?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

Top Canadian nonfiction of 2018 — including Terese Marie Mailhot’s memoir “Heart Berries”:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-canadian-nonfiction-of-2018-1.4932418?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

Canadian YA and children’s books of 2018 — including “The Journal of Little Charlie” by Christopher Paul Curtis:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-canadian-ya-and-children-s-literature-of-2018-1.4951038?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

Canadian comics of 2018 — includes Hartley Lin’s “Frances”:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-canadian-comics-of-2018-1.4944651?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

Canadian poetry of 2018 — includes Leonard Cohen’s final work “Flame”:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-canadian-poetry-of-2018-1.4945337?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

International fiction of 2018 — includes Tommy Orange’s “There There”:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-international-fiction-of-2018-1.4951470?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

Best international nonfiction of 2018 — 12 great works including Tara Westover’s “Education”:

https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-international-nonfiction-of-2018-1.4952660?cid=CBC+Books%3A+Dec.+24+newsletter+V2

 

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